Brady originates from a rural Australian community, Maffra. In 2019 he graduated with an Advanced Science (Honours) degree at Monash University. Brady’s Honours research project was to find a dairy ‘manure market’ to reduce nutrient surplus on Victorian farms. Brady further has a keen interest in entrepreneurship, education and building sustainable rural communities. Essential experiences have been coordinating leadership programs for Youthrive Victoria, his work as a Non-Executive Director for ACRE, and assisting with the recovery of the 2019-20 Australian Bushfires. As a Research Project Officer, Brady works closely with scientists and Traditional Owners to conduct freshwater ecology research projects.